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Old 02-03-13, 02:31
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Lol. I was just about to ask LaFlorecita which one she fancied, because you just now she has picked at least one. And these arent even to old for her.
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Contador has dealt with Froome. He has his measure. The only guy he will be scared of come Tour time is Andy
So he will fear a guy that recently admitted he is fearful of riding in the peloton again ? I don't think anyone fears Schleck. They sometimes admire him like on the Galibier in 2011 but Schleck has too many of his own fears.
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Blind dreamers. He won't win the Tour and won't start inthe Vuelta.
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Old 02-03-13, 06:57
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Contador has dealt with Froome. He has his measure. The only guy he will be scared of come Tour time is Andy
But you know. Frome can ride against the watch. Schleck not so much. I think the Tour this year will be bloody
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Froome performed well in the Vuelta coming off the Tour and will be a major threat to Contador this year. At this point in time we can't consider Andy to be as big a threat, but based on his past climbing he remains a contender, and has 5 months to get himself together.
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Froome performed well in the Vuelta coming off the Tour and will be a major threat to Contador this year. At this point in time we can't consider Andy to be as big a threat, but based on his past climbing he remains a contender, and has 5 months to get himself together.

I don't think five months will be enough for Schleck. He has finished one race since last June. He has lost ground to riders like Froome and Nibali maybe even Rodriguez and Wiggins. It's too bad cause the route will suit him but I think he will be a better chance next year if he gets a suitable route but next year will probably go heavier on the TT kms again which goes against him. I would like to see him do well to make the race more interesting but I am not convinced. Pelvis injuries can take a while to recover from properly. The best chance he has is if something goes wrong in the preparation of the other top contenders like injuries or illness. Strangely he may ride better without having to worry about Frank, tactically speaking. I always thought the brother thing just confused their tactics.
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Old 02-03-13, 10:46
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Am i the only one in here who thinks Froome also had moments of weakness in the Tour?
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Am i the only one in here who thinks Froome also had moments of weakness in the Tour?
No time loss - no weakness otherwise weakness can be seen in anything.
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Old 02-03-13, 11:15
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Blind dreamers. He won't win the Tour and won't start inthe Vuelta.

Who? Andy?
I agree
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Old 02-03-13, 12:10
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No time loss - no weakness otherwise weakness can be seen in anything.
He almost got dropped at one point at La Toussuire. According to you Contador must have been in the shape of his life when he didn't lose time on Plateau de Beille in 2011
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